NCE 2.5.109 - Redflash

Author: NST

Gameworld & Content

  • K14: Moved Epic NPC further into safety of building, reduced number of NPC spawns and moved some spawn points;
  • Graves: Increased the drop rate of items required for armour;
  • Added Clancheck function to all Faction-change scripts (GER/ENG/FRA);
  • Added "Big Metalplate" recycle recipe;
  • Added new recycle recipes:
    • TL 13 Special Alloy Knife [Baseweapon: TL 3]
    • TL 24 Crummy Baseball Bat [Baseweapon: TL 13]
    • TL 15 Beggar Electro Shocker [Baseweapon: TL 5]
    • TL 45 Laserblade [Baseweapon: TL 37]
    • TL 26 Archer 'Companion' Rifle [Baseweapon: TL 13]
    • TL 52 Enhanced Assault Rifle [Baseweapon: TL 44]
    • TL 32 Unlabeled 'Slowfire' Rifle [Baseweapon: TL 17]
    • TL 18 Pumpgun [Baseweapon: TL 9]
    • TL 12 Unlabeled 'Pinfire' Nailgun [Baseweapon: TL 4]
    • TL 18 A&W Colt 'Budget' [Baseweapon: TL 9]
    • TL 52 Automatic Pisol [Baseweapon: TL 41]
    • TL 30 HEW 'Lightwand' L77x3 [Baseweapon: TL 15]
    • TL 6 Street Model Grenade Launcher [Baseweapon: TL 3]
    • TL 34 Unlabeled Laser Cannon [Baseweapon: TL 19]
  • Added 'Alec Monroe' to the Gameworld - He's offering Faction-changes, without a check of your Symp;

Technical & Client Updates

  • Added Clancheck function;
  • Applied TempEffect fix in "dry run mode";

Balancing

  • PPU:
    • Increased PPU selfcast bonus strength by ~30%;
    • Booster modules cast time reduced by 0.5 seconds;
    • Increased range of TSS by 35%;
    • Decreased duration of TSS from 120 seconds -> 20 seconds;
    • Reduced duration of Damageboost from 20 seconds -> 10 seconds
    • Rebalanced PPU module PSI costs;
      PSI Cost v1PSI Cost v2PSI Cost v3PSI Cost v4
      Anti-Stealth - - - 240 -> 96
      CAG ~10 -> 30 ~52 -> 90 ~134 -> 144 166 -> 180
      Cleanse ~80 -> 36 ~100 -> 48 ~83 -> 60 ~240 -> 72
      Dmg Boost 15 -> 30 30 -> 60 48 -> 96 -
      Distract 44 -> 42 82 -> 60 52 -> 78 -
      Heal 1 -> 6 9 -> 12 30 -> 48 30 -> 60
      Heal - Direct - - - 36 -> 42
      Para 40 -> 60 56 -> 96 72 -> 144 -
      Provoke 44 -> 48 82 -> 72 106 -> 96 -
      PSI Shield 58 -> 72 136 -> 144 240 -> 216 -
      Rez - - - -
      Shield ~7 -> 12 ~26 -> 30 ~36 -> 54 30 -> 72
  • PE:
    • Slightly reduced the effectiveness of PE armour to somewhat offset the self cast buff;
  • Weapons:
    • Reduced damage of Ionic Shotgun Pistols to levels before their last update (-20%);
    • Increased accuracy of Cursed Soul, First Love and Equilibrium of Force type weapons;
    • Increased projectile speed of plasma weapons;
    • Rocket pistol frequency increased and damage reduced to rebalance to similar DPM;
    • Rocket launcher frequency increased and damage reduced to rebalance to similar DPM;
    • Raygun cannon frequency increased and damage reduced to rebalance to similar DPM;